Oceania Junior Squash Championships 2016

Event Date

15/01/2016 - 18/01/2016

Location

Labrador Squash Centre

230-234 Turpin Road
Labrador, Gold Coast, QLD, 4215

DRAWS ARE NOW PUBLISHED! Click Here for Draws
SPECIAL NOTE: NOTIFICATION OF RE-DRAW FOR UNDER 19's BOYS AND GIRLS & UNDER 15 BOYS. (Final draw available Thursday 14th January).

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PLAYERS PLEASE CHECK YOU ARE LISTED & NOTE TIMINGS OF FIRST MATCHES.
Any challenges to the draws are required in writing, with the necessary evidence supplied.
All challenges are to be submitted to Tournament Organizing Group - Chair & Squash Australia National Development Manager - Trevor Smith


Individual Championships

Individual Championships will be held Friday 15th January, 2016 - Monday 18th January, 2016

Online Entry - Click here!
Paper Entry Form - Click here

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Tournament Information

Practice sessions are the responsibility of the individual player(s).
For Accommodation Options please visit Gold Coast Tourism:
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EVENTS
Boys + Girls Under 19 / 17 / 15 / 13 & 11 Championships (Players may only enter one event).  

All categories will be run on a MONRAD or ROUND ROBIN DRAW basis with each player being guaranteed at least 3 matches - we will be playing out all monrad draws fully wherever possible.  ALL players are required to play ALL scheduled matches.  If you are unable / unwilling to comply with this regulation you should NOT enter the tournament.  All matches will be played as best of 5 games. 

All matches will be played PAR (point a rally) to 11. Should the score reach 10 all a player needs to win by 2 clear points.

ELIGIBILITY
Any player shall be entitled to enter providing:
A).   That he / she is under the appropriate age on 18th January 2016 (last day of the tournament).                                                         
B).   Competitors are current player members of their National or State & Territory Squash Associations for 2014/2015.
C).   Their entry is endorsed and forwarded by their National Governing Body (For entries outside of Australia).

ENTRY
All players will be guaranteed at least three matches.  The size of the draw may be restricted. Any player not selected will be placed on a reserve list, unless otherwise stated on the entry form.   In the event of a seeded player withdrawing from the event prior to 12noon on the day immediately before the first match of the event is scheduled for play, the Tournament Administrators in consultation with National Selectors, will fill the vacancy by moving the players in accordance with the method originally used to establish the draw - i.e. redraw.  The right is reserved to reschedule matches at any time.

TOURNAMENT ORGANISING GROUP
Trevor Smith – Chair, National Development Manager, Squash Australia; Tournament Coordinator
Kaye Reeves – Tournament Director, Squash Australia;

TOURNAMENT VOLUNTEERS


ENTRIES
All players MUST enter through Squash Australia: Completed entry forms should be emailed to development@squash.org.au

Sports Development Division, Squash Australia, Office 9 Sports House, 150 Caxton Street, Milton, Queensland. 4064.

Entries and payments must be received by 4th December 2015.

Telephone entries will NOT be accepted.  Squash Australia cannot be held responsible for entries lost in the post or sent by fax.  If you require an acknowledgement of entry please contact Squash Australia.  We will attempt to email confirmation to those with email addresses.  The entry fee / package MUST be paid at the time of entry via transfer into the following Squash Australia account:

Bank:                          Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Cnr McCullough & Main roads, Sunnybank QLD, 4109
BSB number:               064-162
Account Number:         1012 9098
Account Name:            Squash Australia Ltd
Description:                 OJC Entry (please ensure this is in the description box along with name of player)

Please note that the payee must pay all bank charges.

Payment can also be made via cheques which should be made payable to “Squash Australia” and must be drawn on an Australian clearing bank and should be in Australian (AUD) currency.

All players MUST enter through their National Governing Body

SEEDING
Squash Australia will complete seedings with the assistance of Squash Australia National Selectors.

SCHEDULE OF PLAY
Seedings and playing time of the first matches will be provided after the closing date. The draw will be displayed on www.squash.org.au in accordance with Squash Australia’s Tournament & National Junior Squash Policy Regulations.

CODE OF CONDUCT
All competitors denote their agreement to abide by the Squash Australia Code of Conduct and Regulations/Guidelines by entering the tournament.  Parents must refrain from interference in matches.  Any complaints should be addressed formally to the tournament desk.

ANTI DOPING
By entering the Tournament you agree to abide by the Rules and Regulations governing the Championship and declare that you are aware of the Anti-Doping regulations and procedures as set out by Squash Australia and in Section E and Appendix G of the WSF World Championship Regulations.  You accept that you may be dope tested under these regulations at any stage of the Championship and will be subject to the penalties set out in the World Championship Regulations if the test(s) prove positive.  This declaration also covers participation in Plate events as applicable to this Championship.

CLOTHING          
Players must wear clothing suitable for squash.

TOURNAMENT BALL
The official Squash Australia ball, the Dunlop Pro will be used for this tournament.

PLAYER WITHDRAWAL
Withdrawal from the tournament must be notified to Squash Australia as soon as possible by telephone or fax with a valid reason. The reason for withdrawal should then be confirmed in writing to Squash Australia within 7 days and in the event of illness or injury, should be accompanied by a letter of explanation from a parent or coach or a medical certificate.

Non-arrivals who do not notify Squash Australia will NOT be allowed to enter the 2016 Australian Junior Open.

REFEREES
All players must be prepared to assist with the marking and / or refereeing of matches if required.

TROPHIES
The (Under 19) trophy for boys/girls is held permanently in the Squash Australia Office.

Finalist, Runner-Up and Third placing will receive a trophy.

EYE PROTECTION
It is a mandatory requirement of the Tournament that all players wear eye protectors that have met one of the National Safety Standards for Squash, available from the following Countries:

GB - BS7930:1                                                                                     USA - ASTM F803                                                                        
Canada - CSA P400                                                                           Aust/NZ - A/NZ 4066

These eye protectors must be worn properly over the eyes at all times when on court. It is the responsibility of the player to ensure that their eye protector complies with the Regulation. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

The eye protectors that have met one or more of the above National Safety Standards are listed on the WSF website www.worldsquash.org

GENERAL
Results will be updated regularly on www.squash.org.au 

FINALLY
The event complies with the WSF Junior Circuit Guidelines, a copy of which is available on www.worldsquash.org - all relevant people should make sure (including coaches, managers and players) are aware of the guidelines and their requirements.

The decision of the Tournament Organizing Group will be final in all matters.

Squash Australia reserves the right to alter the above regulations at any time.

CONTACT
Trevor Smith
National Development Manager
Squash Australia
Tel 07 3367 3200

Email: development@squash.org.au

 
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